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Wade Ernest Lawhon

March 5, 1949 ~ June 12, 2017 (age 68)
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Wade Lawhon, 68 of Ooltewah, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 12, 2017.  Wade was a United States Navy Veteran who proudly served on the USS Sample in Vietnam.  He was supportive of his community, serving as a Big Brother for many years in the Big Brother Big Sister organization as well as a valued member of the Walker County Rescue Squad.  Wade was an avid outdoorsman and marksman who enjoyed mountain biking, spelunking, archery, motorcycle riding and camping.  Wade was a thoughtful, giving and loving man especially caring of his family, never missing a birthday or special event. 


He will be greatly missed by his mother Sybil Bohannon, sisters Dian Lawhon (B.G. Smith), Karen Jones, and Nancy (C.J.) Hebert, as well as by his niece Heather McCommon and nephews Dr. Glenn Burns,  Derek Williams, and Luke Jones.


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Arrangements are by Heritage Furneral Home, East Brainerd Road.

 Service Information

June 23, 2017

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Chattanooga
7454 E. Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN

Graveside Service
June 27, 2017

2:00 PM
Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Avenue
Chattanooga, TN

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